2012-13 Committees of the University

Committee on Initial Teacher Certification
(Bylaws, Article 14.7)

Membership of CITC

14.7 Committee on Initial Teacher Certification

14.7.1 Composition Faculty Representation There shall be one faculty representative on the committee from each program leading to initial teacher certification, and each representative shall have one vote. Each of these representatives shall be elected annually by the faculty of the department having administrative responsibility for the program being represented and shall serve until replaced. Student Representation There shall be one student representative for each of the colleges housing an initial teacher certification program, and each shall have one vote. Each student representative must be admitted to, and enrolled in, an approved initial teacher certification program. Each college shall determine the method of selection of its student representative, who shall serve a term of one year beginning August 16 or as soon as approved thereafter. Administrative Representation The following, or their designees, shall be ex officio nonvoting members of the committee: the Vice Provost responsible for undergraduate education, the dean of each college housing an initial teacher certification program, the dean of the Graduate School, the director of the Office of Registration and Records, the coordinator of Community College Relations, the university certification officer, and the university coordinator of teacher certification. Each administrative representative shall serve as long he or she holds his or her office. 

14.7.2 Chair and Other Officers

Each spring the committee shall elect a faculty representative to serve as chair-elect commencing with the start of the following academic year.

The chair elect shall serve one year in that capacity, then serve as chair for one year, and then be designated as past chair for one year. The chair shall serve as presiding officer of the committee. In the absence of the chair, the chair-elect shall serve as chair: in the absence of both the chair and the chair-elect, the past chair shall serve as chair.

The committee shall elect other officers, and establish committees, as it deems necessary for its operation. 

14.7.3 Duties

Each faculty representative, or his/her designee, shall serve as the official program contact person for the certification program represented.

Responsibilities of the committee include reviewing and approving all curriculum, policy, and procedural proposals specific to initial teacher certification and reviewing and advising on preparation of reports for relevant external accreditation. Curricular proposals approved by the committee will be forwarded to the Committee on the Undergraduate Curriculum or the Graduate Council Curriculum Committee, as appropriate, for its consideration.

Minutes and reports of the committee will be distributed in a timely manner to members of the committee, to the Faculty Senate, and to the University Council. Substantive changes in policies under the jurisdiction of the committee must be reported to the University Council.

Committee on Initial Teacher Certification (CITC)

The CITC meets on the third Friday of the month during the academic year at 1 p.m.

Art Shei-Chau Wang Shei-Chau Wang
Biology Jon Miller Jon Miller
Chemistry Victor Ryzhov Judy Boisen
College of Education - LTCY
James Cohen
James Cohen
College of Education - LTCY
Donna Werderich
College of Education - LTCY Sheldon Woods Sheldon Woods
College of Education - ETRA
Sharon Smaldino
Cynthia York
College of Education - ETRA

Vicki Collins
College of Education At-large Cynthia Taines Cynthia Taines
College of Education At-large Jeff Chan Jeff Chan
College of Education At-large Jenny Parker *Jenny Parker
Early Childhood Education - COE Maylan Dunn-Kenney Maylan Dunn-Kenney
Early Childhood - CHHS Susan Bowers Susan Bowers
Earth & Space Science Paul Stoddard Paul Stoddard
Economics Mohammad Mirhosseini Mohammad Mirhosseini
Elementary Education Sheldon Woods Sheldon Woods
English Tom McCann Tom McCann
Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences Bette Montgomery Bette Montgomery
French (Special K-12) Elizabeth Erbeznik     Elizabeth Erbeznik      
Geography Wei Luo Wei Luo
German (Special K-12) *Jessamine Cooke-Plagwitz Jessamine Cooke-Plagwitz
Health Education Nancy LaCursia Sue Baldwin
History Andrea Smalley Andrea Smalley
Mathematics Paul Dawkins Paul Dawkins
Music Education Jui Ching Wang Jui Ching
Physical Education (6-12) Ethel Gregory Ethel Gregory
Physical Education (K-12) So-Yeun Kim So-Yeun Kim
Physics Judy Boisen Michael Eads
Political Science Mikel Wyckoff Mikel Wyckoff
Psychology Leslie Matuszewich Amanda Durik
Sociology and Anthropology Kate Maley Kate Maley
Spanish (Special K-12) Bob Walsh Karen Lichtman
Special Education - LBS I Erika Blood Lynette Chandler
Special Education - LBS II Laura Hedin Laura Hedin
Special Educaiton - Vision William Penrod William Penrod
Student Rep - CHHS Erin Devita    Rachel Neir
Student Rep - CLAS Tim McNamara  Tim McNamara
Student Rep - COE Kristin Kutella     Molly Lamansky
Student Rep - CVPA                    
x Vice Provost Anne Birberick Anne Birberick
x Coordinator UOTC & Certification Officer J.D. Bowers J.D. Bowers
x College of Education Helen Brantley Helen Brantley
x College of Education Connie Fox Connie Fox
x College of Health & Human Sciences
Derryl Block
x College of Health & Human Sciences Mary Pritchard Mary Pritchard
x College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Susan Callahan Susan Callahan
x College of Visual & Performing Arts Richard Holly Richard Holly
x Coordinator of Community College Relations

x Graduate School Bradley Bond Bradley Bond
x Registration & Records Suzanne Warber
x Teacher Certification Assessment Coordinator Carrie Zack Carrie Zack
CAPCE Representative Jon Miller

* faculty chair 
x ex officio, nonvoting